Preliminary list for general safeguard application is ready

Minister of Industries Ramiro Gonzalez said yesterday that the preliminary list of products on which the safeguard will be applied by balance of payments would be completed. Authorities of the production Front and President Rafael Correa said that in late February multilateral...
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ILO criticizes method of “compulsory purchase of resignation” in public sector

The International Labour Organization (ILO), through a report of the Commission of Experts on Application of Conventions and Recommendations, suggests several changes to the labor legislation in Ecuador in order to conform Convention 98, concerning to the collective bargaining in...
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Manifesto of Local authorities calls for national unity

After the meeting of the Mayors of Quito and Guayaquil, Mauricio Rodas (SUM-lives) and Jaime Nebot (PSC-MG) respectively, and the Prefect of Azuay (Participa-Igualdad), Paul Carrasco, a manifesto of four paragraphs was made, in they make a call for national unity in the...
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Mayor Ledezma is “firm in his convictions” despite imprisonment

The mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, who was arrested last Thursday and charged of conspiring against the government of Nicolas Maduro, is well and “firm in his convictions,” said on Monday the wife of the politician and opposition spokespersons. “His spirit...
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President Correa revisits IESS hospital in Guayaquil

President Rafael Correa revisited on Tuesday, February 24 the Social Security Hospital Teodoro Maldonado Carbo, with the aim to assess the measures taken since the declaration of emergency of the medical center on last January 21. Correa looked over so the urgent actions required...
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Air traffic among CAN countries increased by 6.9%

Air traffic among the countries comprising the Andean Community of Nations (CAN) had an increase of 6.9% from January to September 2014, the flow of passengers that embarked and disembarked from the different airlines that arrive to the CAN international airports was 17.57...
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First case of chikungunya was confirmed in Esmeraldas

Authorities of the Ministry of Public Health today confirmed the first case of chikungunya in Esmeraldas. It would be a patient who arrived to Manabi and after showing symptoms, sent a blood sample to the National Institute of Public Health Research (Inspi for its Spanish...
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United Kingdom will send troops to Kiev to train the Ukrainian army

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Tuesday that the UK will send military personnel to Ukraine to train troops and advise Kiev in the fight against pro-Russian separatists. Cameron told before a parliamentary committee that British troops will arrive to Ukraine in...
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